The cellist Ronald Thomas enjoys an active and varied career as performer, teacher and artistic administrator. He is the co-founder and Artistic Director Emeritus of the Boston Chamber Music Society, Principal Cellist of the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra and Artistic Director of the Chestnut Hill Concerts in Madison, CT. He has appeared as soloist and in recital with orchestras throughout the United States, Europe and the Far East and has performed with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center both at Alice Tully Hall and on tour. Other appearances include the Seattle Chamber Music Festival, Bravo! Colorado Chamber Music Festival, Spoleto Festival, Blossom Festival, Chamber Music Northwest Festival, La Musica, Music@Menlo, Sarasota Festival, Music from Angel Fire, Music in the Mountains, Yale at Northfolk Festival, and the festivals of Dubrovnik, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and others. While he was a member of the Boston Musica Viva and the Aeolian Chamber Players, he gave premières of countless new works.